Oriental Poppies Deadheading - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by gdshipley
June 30, 2010
Do I cut back my oriental poppies after they have finished blooming?

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010


I like to allow the flower stalks to dry on the plant. They make interesting seed heads for dried arrangements or you can save the seeds to share with friends. Let the foliage continue through the summer, as it is providing roots with nutrients to carry through its dormant season.

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